A smart phone app may soon allow farmers to track the daily progress of crops and monitor plant health using data from conventional and small CubeSat satellites.
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Senior nursing students at South Dakota State and practicing registered nurses in the state will be trained to take on expanded roles in primary care delivery and identify opioid use disorders. This will help address access to health care for rural...
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Testing complex heat sink fin configurations, such as rectangular and hexagonal pins, zigzag and arc plates and short plates, as well as pin-and-plate combinations can be done through computational fluid dynamics modeling.
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By integrate remote sensing data from airborne light detection and ranging (LiDAR) and Landsat 8 and Sentinel 2 satellites, doctoral student Pedro Oliveira seeks to more accurately map the height of the Brazilian Amazon forest canopy. That will help...
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High school science and agriculture teachers are gettting Ideas for new curriculum units and the chance to network with university professors and other teachers through iLEARN.
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Spring came later this year, but high inter-annual variability is not unusual, according to geospatial scientists who been tracking the growing season since 2000 using environmental satellite data.
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Contaminants in storm runoff can negatively impact water quality in rivers and streams, but filtering the water through steel chips may remove 85 to 95 percent of the E. coli.
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Shift work is one of the biggest factors that can drive nurses away from hospitals, but the develop workplace practices that help nurses cope with fatigue can help.
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Fungicides can help prevent the lodging and yield loss that stem canker causes, but timing is crucial. A new disease-forecasting model that predicts stem canker risk can help.
23-Feb-2018 12:05 PM EST
Soybean diseases caused by various species of Diaporthe pathogens are on the rise and scientists are identifying the pathogens behind this increase.
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An increased number of bat sightings in the fall coincide with young bat being encouraged to leave the nest and fend for themselves.
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Encouraging more high school students to pursue careers in agriculture—that’s the idea behind USDA iLEARN professional development workshops for science and ag teachers.
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